15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 8,750
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE ELEPHANT, 17TH CENTURY OR LATER
the caparisoned beast stands four-square, its long trunk curled back beneath its body, the wide cloth balanced over the creatures back incised with foaming wave and rockwork decoration and edged with long tassels -- 4½in. (11.5cm.) wide.
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